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Chris Evert

Tennis Player
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Net worth 2018: $32.5 Million
Industry: Tennis Players
Residence: Fort Lauderdale
Country: United States
BirthDay: 21 December 1954
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.68 m
Education: St. Thomas Aquinas High School

Chris Evert was bornon 21 December 1954 in Fort Lauderdale, American, is Tennis Player. Christine Marie Evert also called Chrissie or Chris Evert is a former American professional tennis player. Born into a family where tennis playing family, of their lifestyle, Chris Evert started taking tennis lessons tennis at a young age of five from her father who was a professional tennis coach. On court, while playing the game, she was known to be strong-willed and stoic and this demeanor earned her the nickname “Ice Princess” from media. She later mentioned that remaining calm and composed allowed her to understand the shortcomings of the opponent and perform better. Chris Evert had to her credit a powerful playing style–the two handed backhand; one of the finest in the sport. In her professional tennis career that spanned a little less than two decades, Chris Evert was able to leave a mark as she was part of the sport when it had begun garnering attention from a worldwide audience. Her passion for tennis continues and she has a tennis coaching academy at Florida. Alongside she is also associated with a US based sports channel as a tennis commentator and publisher of a sports magazine


$32.5 Million


Beginning 2011, she has been associated with ESPN as a tennis commentator


In 1989, Chris Evert retired from professional tennis


But, Evert still managed to win the Australian Open in 1984 and the French Open in 1985 and 1986


In 1982, she won her first Australian Open and thus completed her career Grand slam


1 ranking between 1980-1981 with victories in the French Open (1980), US Open (1980) and Wimbledon (1981)


This winning streak was broken in 1979 semi-final of Italian Open when she lost to Tracy Austin


In 1976, Chris Evert won the US Open and Wimbledon; the only time in her career she won both the tournaments in same year


In 1975, Chris Evert won the French Open and US Open tournament


In 1974, she went through a “winning streak” of 55 consecutive matches during which she won the French Open and Wimbledon tournaments along with 16 other tournaments


Chris Evert dominated the clay court matches and starting from 1973 she won 125 consecutive matches on clay losing only eight sets in the period


Chris Evert made her Grand Slam debut in 1971 following an invitation to play at the U


She also won the national championship (Girls – Under 16) for tennis in 1970


Chris Evert was born on 21 December 1954, in Boca Raton, Florida, to Jimmy Evert, and Colette Thompson

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